When Obama and Britain's Cameron meet Saturday at the G20 summit, at least they won't have a World Cup matchup between their countries to tussle over. The need for more stimulus to propel the global economic recovery? That's another matter.
Vancouver Olympics correspondents Christa Case Bryant and Mark Sappenfield chronicle the Top 12 highlights: including Joannie Rochette's courage, US vs. Canada hockey, and Petra Majdic racing with broken ribs.
BODE THE KID: Alpine skiing aficionado or not, you couldn’t help being impressed by Miller barreling down Whistler Creekside with abandon – just as he did as a tyke on the cold, shady slopes of New Hampshire’s Cannon Mountain. His Neopolitan medal grab here – gold, silver, and bronze – fueled an historic momentum on the US team, which topped its all-time haul of five medals with eight here.
The USA vs. Canada hockey match for gold medal at the Vancouver Olympics is taking place because, in a tournament where many hockey prima donnas don't want to get their hands dirty, they did the yeoman work.
The US will win a medal in the men's speedskating team pursuit and will likely do the same in the four-man bobsled at the Vancouver Olympics. Bode Miller could medal in slalom.
The US may have to rely on short track to increase its Vancouver Olympics medal count on Day 15. But bobsled and men's hockey could take big steps toward medals today.
At the Winter Olympics, developing the ability to speak thoughtfully on your feet like Gold medalist Evan Lysacek or downhill skier Lindsey Vonn is as important as training to shave off seconds and strokes.
Follow the latest Vancouver 2010 medal count results.
Five elite lugers said Saturday that they were OK with competing the day after Nodar Kumaritashvili's death. But they don't like using the women's start, though it made the track safer. Their comments show how deeply danger is sewn into the fabric of the Winter Olympics.